Kay C. Mathie

March 26, 1940 - May 20, 2007

Kay C. Mathie, 67, of Waukesha, died Sunday, May 20, 2007, at her home. She was born March 26, 1940 in Amery, to Alvin and Helen (nee Wade) Nelsen.

She graduated from Hartland Arrowhead High School in 1958. She was united in marriage to John "Jack" Mathie on Dec. 26, 1973. She was employed at Waukesha Motor from 1969 until 1972, then worked at Crown Ladwig Co. She was a member of First Congregational Church in Hartland prior to joining the First Congregational Church in Waukesha, where she was currently a member for the past 36 years. She belonged to the Church Women United for over 20 years, serving as treasurer, and was also a member of the church’s Plymouth Circle. Kay was involved with Red Hatters (Badger Babes) and enjoyed golfing with the Women’s Tuesday Morning League at Moor Downs. She also enjoyed playing cards with her friends, especially Hand and Foot and 500 Rummy. She was a member of Hartford Senior Center, and a former member of Hartford County Club. Kay performed with the Waukesha Civic Theatre and also volunteered behind the scenes.

Kay will be sadly missed by her husband, Jack Mathie of Waukesha; her children, Pam (Robert) Bowman of California, Linda Koconis of Waukesha, Ronda (Donald) Farina of Park Falls and J. Scott (Becca) Mathie of Waukesha; five grandchildren, Katie and Megan Bowman of California, Tyler and Trevor Farina of Park Falls, and Maggie Mathie of Waukesha; her brother, Steve (Connie) Nelsen of Merton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her 6-year-old son, Tyler Bensing; brothers, Donald Miles and Allen Miles; sisters, Mary Mae Tschudy and Lorlei Kiefer; and her parents.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 24, 2007, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Visitation will continue Friday, May 25, 2007, at First Congregational Church, 100 E. Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service. The Rev. Jeff Wartgow will officiate. Private interment will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

Memorials may be made to the church, or to the American Heart Association, 660 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation, and Preplanning Services in Waukesha at 547-4035, or visit www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.